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US-5,968,138 Method and apparatus for peripheral system management, using multiple object interfaces
The method of the invention enables an application program to recover feature information regarding a managed entity without having any predefined knowledge...
US-5,966,717 Methods for importing data between database management programs
A computer-implemented method in a computer for importing data from an import database to a target database. The method includes displaying a plurality of import...
US-5,966,715 Application and database security and integrity system and method
A system and method for ensuring the security and integrity of applications and databases. The present invention provides a user management system which allows...
US-5,966,706 Local logging in a distributed database management computer system
A distributed database management computer system includes a plurality of nodes and a plurality of database pages. When a first node in the computer system...
US-5,966,700 Management system for risk sharing of mortgage pools
The present invention relates to a computer system for managing the allocation of mortgage pool risk between a mortgage originator and a funding institution. The...
US-5,964,886 Highly available cluster virtual disk system
A cluster implements a virtual disk system that provides each node of the cluster access to each storage device of the cluster. The virtual disk system provides...
US-5,964,700 Medical network management article of manufacture
In a medical network management system (NMS) (20), health plan beneficiaries access a team of health care professionals over the telephone to help them assess...
US-5,963,967 Drug document production system
A document production system is provided for preparing documents and managing a database of information pertaining to investigational studies of medical...
US-5,963,961 Database reconstruction using embedded database backup codes
Files are stored along with embedded codes containing information useful in reconstructing a failed database that normally contains information about the files....
US-5,963,943 System and method for storing and retrieving performance and topology information
A system and method for storing and retrieving performance and topology information of a telecommunications network. A network performance data parser receives...
US-5,963,936 Query processing system that computes GROUPING SETS, ROLLUP, and CUBE with a reduced number of GROUP BYs in a...
Method and apparatus for detecting and stacking grouping sets to support GROUP BY operations with GROUPING SETS, ROLLUP and CUBE extensions in relational...
US-5,962,834 Inventory tracking and management apparatus with multi-function encoding unit
An inventory tracking and management apparatus especially for drycleaning inventory control includes a flexible substrate such as a packet or sheet which houses...
US-5,960,440 Kitchen information and database management method and apparatus
A device that manages kitchen information, including an information storage device that stores a plurality of recipes, a display device that displays at least...
US-5,960,439 Defining a schema for a database representing a model of a computer network
A computer-implemented method of managing a computer network including a plurality of devices is provided, wherein a plurality of network management tasks are...
US-5,960,437 System and method for storing and managing information
This invention is an information storage system which provides a self-contained environment for database management. Data are stored in the system not as...
US-5,960,424 Method and system for managing computer database connections
The invention comprises a method and system for managing computer database connections. In accordance with the method of the invention, a database operation...
US-5,960,420 Systems, methods and computer program products for implementing a workflow engine in database management system
Workflow management systems (WFMS) execute a multitude of process models including a network of potentially distributed activities. WFMS store WFMS state...
US-5,960,412 Method and apparatus for communicating with a card distribution center for management, selection, and delivery...
A system for communicating with a card distribution center for selecting, ordering, and sending social expression cards using a personal computer. The user can...
US-5,960,410 Device and method for object-based development of business applications software
A device and method for developing software for managing a business process. The steps of the method include (a) providing a plurality of business server objects...
US-5,960,214 Integrated communication network for use in a field device management system
A field device management system includes an interface which provides communication between a software application implemented on the system and a set of smart...
US-5,958,010 Systems and methods for monitoring distributed applications including an interface running in an operating...
Systems and methods for automated monitoring and management of distributed applications, client/server databases, networks and systems across heterogeneous...
US-5,957,837 Method and apparatus for wound management
A wound management system including a coordinate measuring machine and a computer database system for collecting, managing and displaying wound data. The...
US-5,956,728 Object graph editing context and methods of use
The present invention comprises a novel system for managing changes to a graph of data bearing objects In one embodiment, an object graph manager object referred...
US-5,956,727 Heterogeneous database system with data source extensibility and alteration of database functions
A heterogeneous database system is described which includes plural database systems, one of the database systems acting as an interface (i.e., system manager)....
US-5,956,719 Synchronization method applied to databases in network management system
A method of synchronization applied to databases of a network management system which establishes synchronization between a database of a managing system and a...
US-5,956,710 Apparatus for and method of providing user exits on an operating system platform
An apparatus for and method of providing user exits, including dynamic installation of associated software, within the kernel portion of an operating system. An...
US-5,956,707 Database system with query relaxation using type abstraction hierarchy (TAH) as query condition relaxation...
A system for obtaining target data from a conventional computer database in response to an input query which has at least one attribute includes a Type...
US-5,956,706 Method and system for limiting the cardinality of an SQL query result
A STOP AFTER clause for a relational database management system (RDBMS) structured query language (SQL) causes the RDBMS, in response to a query, to return a...
US-5,956,637 Subscriber database management in a mobile telecommunications system
A method and apparatus for dynamically maintaining a subscriber database of a cellular telecommunications system. The method and apparatus allows creation of a...
US-5,956,039 System and method for increasing performance by efficient use of limited resources via incremental fetching,...
A system and method for increasing the performance associated with creating simulated 3D worlds from a network. The system and method provides a means for...
US-5,953,725 Networked multimedia information system
The invention concerns multimedia kiosk (newsstand) systems where single system units are interconnected via a telecommunication network. The objective is to...
US-5,953,719 Heterogeneous database system with dynamic commit procedure control
In a distributed database system, at least one of the databases operates as a transaction manager and provides transparent commit coordination between an...
US-5,953,715 Utilizing pseudotables as a method and mechanism providing database monitor information
A method for externalizing database monitor information, and a database management system incorporating the method, which utilizes the database system's own data...
US-5,953,707 Decision support system for the management of an agile supply chain
A decision support system for the management of an agile supply chain that provides an architecture including a server side and a client side. The server side...
US-5,950,217 Computer network system and method for process safety management (PSM) including facilitator display and...
A computer network for gathering information and reaching consensus in a multi-user collaborative environment for Process Safety Management (PSM). Comments and...
US-5,950,212 Method and system for workload based group committing for improved performance
In a relational database management system (RDBMS), a method of issuing input/output tasks (I/Os) which store record information from a buffer to an after image...
US-5,950,210 Database row version differentiation process
A method for row version differentiation in a database management system employs steps of identifying a versioned table to said database; creating a logical...
US-5,950,207 Computer based multimedia medical database management system and user interface
A computer database for medical imaging stores and manipulates multimedia data from various sources and reduces misidentification of data. A unique identifier is...
US-5,950,201 Computerized design automation method using a single logical PFVL paradigm
A design control system suitable for use in connection with the design of integrated circuits and other elements of manufacture having many parts which need to...
US-5,950,192 Relational database mangement system for chemical structure storage, searching and retrieval
A chemical structure search system and method are disclosed which expand the capabilities of existing systems by capitalizing on the strengths of relational...
US-5,949,491 Ultrasound image management system
An image management system for use in conjunction with an ultrasound machine. The system comprises an input port coupled to the ultrasound machine for receiving...
US-5,948,059 Method and apparatus for synchronizing multimedia messages in different servers
An integrated messaging system uses existing messaging systems to receive, store, retrieve and manage messages in media types and formats appropriate to each...
US-5,948,055 Distributed internet monitoring system and method
An internet monitoring system efficiently discovers topology data of a network by utilizing a distributed object model. The topology data represents the devices...
US-5,946,694 Apparatus and method for transparent application of service to business objects
According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, a managed object assembly (MOA) is used to abstract the business logic of a given system from the...
US-5,946,372 Apparatus and method for testing digital communications circuits
An apparatus and method are disclosed for remotely testing communications circuits, such as digital communications circuits for telephony-based services....
US-5,943,688 Automated database back-up within a data storage system using removable media
A data storage system provides a method and apparatus for preserving consistency between a database back-up and a set of storage volumes. The system includes a...
US-5,943,677 Sparsity management system for multi-dimensional databases
In a multi-dimensional database, a composite data construct is created to accommodate sparse dimensions. When the database is defined, sparse dimensions are...
US-5,943,671 Compensation for security procedures in different database management systems
A system, method and computer program product for providing a common interface to a plurality of heterogeneous database management systems, wherein data...
US-5,943,668 Relational emulation of a multi-dimensional database
A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture for using a relational database management system to support on-line analytical processing (OLAP) systems. A...
US-5,943,666 Method and apparatus for optimizing queries across heterogeneous databases
A heterogeneous database system includes plural databases, one database acting as a system manager which performs functions to provide a transparent user...
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